In Conversation: Phil Hall Chats with Wanda Praamsma About his Latest Collection, Conjugation

From award-winning poet, and our own senior poetry editor, Phil Hall, comes his latest collection of poetry, Conjugation. The term “conjugation” refers to more than the obvious grammatical movement of pronouns through time (I am / you are / they will be). For, in Biology, it also refers to the transfer of information between cells. Conjugation sees an

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In Conversation: Steven Ross Smith discusses Emanations: fluttertongue 6

From Steven Ross Smith, one of Canada’s preeminent sound poets, comes Emanations: fluttertongue 6, the latest installment in Smith’s ongoing life-poem series. Emanations: fluttertongue 6 marks Smith’s return to verse form, while being a further engagement with composition by sound and its visual placement on the page. In poems that “emanate” from specific works by other poets (including bpNichol,

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BookThugs Recommend: Summer Reading, The Editors’ Edition

BookThug’s crack team of publishing professionals share their summer reading recommendations. ❧ Jay MillAr Publisher & HeadThug My Body Is Yours by Michael V. Smith (Arsenal Pulp Press, 2015) From Arsenal Pulp Press: Michael V. Smith is a multihyphenate force of nature: a novelist, poet, improv comic, filmmaker, drag queen, performance artist, and occasional clown. In

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